CJH announces Students of the Month for December 2019

Congratulation to the C. J. Hooker Middle School December Students of the Month, recognized by their teachers!

Students of the Month are…

  • Respectful – The student treats classmates, teachers and staff with respect by valuing each as an individual, respecting differences, and valuing the work that others do.
  • Responsible – The student embraces the responsibility required to maintain progress in their schoolwork and other personal goals.
  • Positive – The student contributes to the success of the school by promoting a positive school climate through their actions and words.
  • Honest – The student communicates truthfully and in a respectful way with classmates, teachers, staff and refrains from dishonesty in completing academic work.
  • Committed to success – The student strives for success in all they do and works to the best of their ability.

Grade 6 Honorees

Sydney Frazier is an exceptional young adult.  She is a mature and responsible student.  She has an excellent work ethic and attitude towards her schoolwork.  Sydney is always kind and helpful when dealing with her peers. Her efforts in class make her a great role model for other students.  It is a pleasure to recognize Sydney as student of the month!

Lorenzo Guisto is a hard worker and has shown much improvement. He comes to school every day ready to learn and is often a leader during group activities.  We are very happy to nominate Lorenzo Giusto for student of the month. 

Abigail Thomas is a friendly, outgoing young lady who comes to class with a positive attitude each day.  She is respectful and kind and can often be seen with a smile on her face. Abigail does not hesitate to help her teachers or her peers.  All of these qualities make Abigail a great candidate for student of the month.

Sean Thomas is an awesome 6th grader!  He comes to classes ready and prepared to learn every day.  He always works hard, and it shows! Most importantly, he is nice to everyone!  Sean has such a positive outlook on life! Congratulations, Sean!

Special Areas: 

Oriah Perales is an enthusiastic student with a positive attitude. She is a very talented member of our chorus who helps us out with her beautiful singing voice. I admire how respectful she is of others and how she serves as a great role model for the students in class  

Grade 7 Honorees

Anderson Chitkara is a friendly and enthusiastic young man.  He is always prepared and actively seeks to do his best work. Teachers can always rely on Anderson to participate and add to class discussion.  Anderson serves as a positive role model to his peers, which helps him to earn the recognition of one of December’s Students of the Month! Congratulations, Anderson on a job well done!

Jacqueline Rettberg is a polite, friendly, and hardworking student.  She is an active class participant and always has a smile on her face. Jacqueline is helpful to her peers and enjoys coming to school each day.  Keep up the great work, Jacqueline!

Alexandra Schmidt is a sweet and hardworking young lady.  Alexandra comes prepared to learn each day and is conscientious about her schoolwork.  She maintains effort and resiliency when challenged thus making her a great student role model.  Ally is kind and friendly to both her peers and teachers. She consistently displays an upbeat attitude and has a great sense of humor too.  Congrats Alexandra on being December’s Student of the Month!

Special Areas:

Guntass “GiGi” Gahra is a very talented musician and always maintains a positive attitude. She is an excellent role model to others in class. GiGi continues to be respectful & enthusiastic each and every day in chorus class and is an absolute pleasure to teach.

Grade 8 Honorees

Abigail Collins is an excellent addition to all of her classes.  She is a highly conscientious student who is always well prepared.  Abigail is interested in understanding each subject and the world around her in deeper more meaningful ways.  She is sincere, tenacious, and consistently looks for ways to improve. Abigail demonstrates a positive attitude and brightens up the day with her infectious smile.

Olivia Martin is a respectful and responsible student who is committed to success.  She always works hard and strives to do her best each day. She comes to class with a positive attitude each day and works well with her classmates.  She is honest, kind, and a great role model for her peers. Congratulations, Olivia!

Derek Pogoda-Tovar has made major improvements in his effort.  He comes to school every day ready and excited to work.  He has really come out of his shell as of late and has been actively participating in all classroom activities.  Recently, Derek volunteered to be a class leader. It is our honor to nominate Derek Pagoda-Tovar for Student of the Month for December!  Congratulations Derek, we are all very proud of you!

Special Areas:

Kyle Kubik shows a natural talent for the tech area and has been helpful to other students with their bridge designs. He has been doing a great job and is serving as a good role model to others. Congratulations Kyle!